Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Quick Links to Good Stuff

Registration for the August Short Course:

Survey to improve NBRC Webinars:

Registration for the Brick Forum:
The 65th Annual Clemson Brick Forum
The Brick Forum is the largest brick forum for manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers in the industry. The 2019 Forum will include more exhibitors, more programs and more exhibit hall time than ever before. The 2019 Forum promises to be an event that you will enjoy!

Make sure you're registered: bit.ly/2019BrickForum

Preliminary Technical Program

  • Raw Materials - Mining, Stockpiling, Evaluation
  • Relationship between Particle Size & Fired Properties
  • In-Plant Quality Control - Color, Extrusion, Firing, Flashing
  • Plant Updates & Improvements
  • Quality Improvements
  • Extrusion & Forming
  • Drying & Firing
  • Manufacturing Innovations - Digital & 3D Printing
  • Personnel - Training, Recruiting & Retention

  • Emission Measurements & Control
  • MACT Rule
  • Silica Rule
  • Recycled Materials

Wall Systems
  • Thermal Performance & Energy Codes
  • Impact Testing
  • Fire Testing
  • Innovative Wall Systems
  • Competitive Materials

NBRC & ACerS in Indy!
The 2019 ACerS Structural Clay Products Division & Southwest Section Meeting included excellent technical sessions from NBRC and many industry professionals. And a day packed with plant tours, concluding with BrickCraft in Center Point, IN. We also visited General Shale in Mooresville, Meridian Brick in Terre Haute, and Brampton Brick in Farmersburg. Thanks to all the folks at the plants for the tours!!
Thanks to our King Size Sponsor:
Flue gas cleaning and dedusting technology
We want your opinions! We're looking for ways to make our webinars more useful, and getting your input is the best way to get that done. Please head to the NBRC Webinar Improvement Survey & share your opinion.

We're giving a gift to everyone who completes the survey!!
Upcoming Events

Jul 31 @ 2:00 pm: "Using Recycled Glass to Reduce Emissions" Webinar

Aug 5 – Aug 8: Fall Brick Short Course @ NBRC

Sept 25 @ 2:00 pm: "Update on Thermal Performance Testing" Webinar